School Administrators of South Dakota (SASD)

Dr. Kelly Glodt Named South Dakota’s 2018 Superintendent of the Year

Pierre School District Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt has been named South Dakota’s 2018 Superintendent of the Year. The Pierre Area Superintendent’s Association nominated Dr. Glodt for the award. He was selected for the state award by the South Dakota School Superintendent’s Association (SDSSA).

Dr. Glodt was selected for the state award based on the following selection criteria: leadership for learning, communication, professionalism, and community involvement.

Dr. Glodt will receive his South Dakota Superintendent of the Year award at the SDSSA State Conference at a noon luncheon on July 17, 2018 at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort in Chamberlain/Oacoma.

Dr. Glodt will represent South Dakota at the 2019 National Conference on Education sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators in Los Angeles, California on February 14-16, 2019. Dr. Glodt will be South Dakota’s nominee for the National Superintendent of the Year award.

Dr. Glodt has been the Superintendent at the Pierre School District since 2007. Prior to Pierre, he served as the superintendent for six years in Oberlin, Kansas. He also served as a principal for five years, assistant principal for two years, science teacher and coach for seven years in Garden City, Kansas. Dr. Glodt’s career in education has spanned 31 years.

Dr. Glodt earned his Bachelor’s degree in teaching and Master’s degree in school administration at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. He earned his District School Administrator Certification at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Dr. Glodt earned his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Curriculum and Instruction at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.

Congratulations to Dr. Glodt on a well-deserved honor!